Larry FErlazzo reflects on how dress influences teaching. I usually wear a business suit most days. Ron Clark always has his staff in coat and ties and dressed up daily. I wonder how many teachers would protest.
“I was reminded of that post, and that question, by a recent study that has been receiving a lot of attention this week. Researchers suggested that they had discovered “enclothed cognition” — that wearing certain clothes can affect how people think and subsequently act (they experimented with people wearing white lab coats):
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